The first table below looks at the demand for the Mobile Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Tester
Rank 576 540 568
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Mobile Tester 27 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.027% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 21
Average daily rate £370 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate - £201 £294
% change year-on-year
- -31.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

Mobile Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Mobile Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK.

Mobile Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Tester
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 27 £370 +34.54% 3
London -23 24 £370 +28.69% 3
City of London -6 5 £425 +70.00% 2
South East -11 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

Mobile Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mobile Tester in their job title.

1 33 (55.93%) Apple iOS
2 32 (54.24%) Mobile App
3 31 (52.54%) Android
4 23 (38.98%) BDD
5 22 (37.29%) Cucumber
5 22 (37.29%) Ruby
6 20 (33.90%) QA
6 20 (33.90%) Calabash
7 18 (30.51%) Selenium
7 18 (30.51%) TDD
8 16 (27.12%) HTML
8 16 (27.12%) Java
9 14 (23.73%) Scrum
9 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
10 10 (16.95%) Open Source
10 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.56%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) ISEB
11 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
11 8 (13.56%) SpecFlow
11 8 (13.56%) WATIR
12 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
12 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
12 7 (11.86%) Robotium
12 7 (11.86%) C#
13 6 (10.17%) DHTML
13 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
13 6 (10.17%) B2C
13 6 (10.17%) Ajax

Mobile Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Mobile Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) 3GPP
1 2 (3.39%) VoIP
1 2 (3.39%) LDAP
1 2 (3.39%) LTE
1 2 (3.39%) NAS
1 2 (3.39%) STUN
1 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
1 2 (3.39%) SGSN
2 1 (1.69%) 2G
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Cucumber
2 20 (33.90%) Calabash
3 18 (30.51%) Selenium
4 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
4 8 (13.56%) SpecFlow
4 8 (13.56%) WATIR
5 7 (11.86%) Robotium
6 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.47%) Hudson
7 5 (8.47%) JMeter
7 5 (8.47%) eggPlant
8 4 (6.78%) JIRA
9 3 (5.08%) Subversion
9 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.39%) LoadUI
10 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.39%) JBehave
11 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.69%) RSpec
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) HTML
2 6 (10.17%) DHTML
2 6 (10.17%) Ajax
2 6 (10.17%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) SOAP
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.69%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.69%) JSON
5 1 (1.69%) XHTML
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) XSL
5 1 (1.69%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 32 (54.24%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.95%) Open Source
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.08%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.39%) Handset
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.69%) iPhone
7 1 (1.69%) Social Media
7 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) Apple iOS
2 31 (52.54%) Android
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.78%) Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.39%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) BDD
2 18 (30.51%) TDD
3 14 (23.73%) Scrum
3 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
4 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.17%) B2C
5 6 (10.17%) Software Testing
5 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (5.08%) Kanban
9 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.39%) B2B
9 2 (3.39%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Ruby
2 16 (27.12%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) Groovy
6 4 (6.78%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) Tcl
9 1 (1.69%) XAML
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) C
9 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Apple
2 3 (5.08%) Symbian
3 2 (3.39%) Nokia
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) Tektronix
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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Propel
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